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Resilience and impacts of young people’s care work within the school and wider community

Ruth Evans and Saul Becker

in Children caring for parents with HIV and AIDS

Published by Policy Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9781847420220
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447301769 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781847420220.003.0007
Resilience and impacts of young people’s care work within the school and wider community

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This chapter discusses resilience and impacts of children's care work in families affected by HIV/AIDS within the domains of the school and wider community. It explores the ways that children and parents/relatives with HIV draw on social ties, networks, and informal safety nets in the school environment and community in order to deal with household crisis and mitigate their vulnerability.

Keywords: resilience; children's care work; HIV/AIDS; wider community; social ties; informal safety nets; household crisis

Chapter.  9972 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Health, Illness, and Medicine

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